EBRD ready to implement at least 15 projects in Uzbekistan in 2018

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TASHKENT, DEC 17 (DNA) – The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) intends to implement at least 15 projects in various spheres in Uzbekistan in 2018, President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Suma Chakrabarti said.Chakrabarti made the remarks during the visit of the Uzbek delegation to the headquarters of the bank in London.The Uzbek delegation visited London within the participation in the meeting of the EBRD Board of Directors.

According to the Uzbek Foreign Ministry, Chakrabarti stressed that the sides managed to prepare and sign several agreements worth over $186 million within a short period of time.

Chakrabarti stressed that the agreements cover the support of small and medium-sized businesses, development of public-private partnership, tourism, energy saving and renewable energy sources, transport and communal infrastructure, promotion of the capital market, the banking and financial sector.

In particular, taking into account the unique cultural and historical heritage, a pilot project will be implemented in Uzbekistan. The project implies the

development of tourism in Khorezm region with the further use of this model in other regions of the country.

The EBRD intends to attract leading organizations, companies and research institutes with rich experience in implementing large-scale projects in tourism sector.=DNA

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